Mr Navin Verghese has had work published in journals, presented papers to learned societies and lectured at national and international meetings. He has taught on a number of courses for junior doctors and has a masters degree in trauma surgery as well as being a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Mr Verghese was appointed as a consultant spinal surgeon by the ABMU Health Board, Swansea in April 2013 and is based at Morriston Hospital. He specialises in all aspects of spinal surgery including treatment of degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine.
After completing his medical training in St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London school of medicine in 2003, Mr Verghese progressed to house officer and senior house officer surgical training posts in London and Essex teaching hospitals. He was then appointed Specialist Registrar on the all Wales trauma and orthopaedic higher surgical programme in 2007, during which he trained extensively in musculoskeletal disorders, including placements in the spinal departments of the University hospital of Wales, Cardiff and the world renowned unit in Oswestry. In 2012 he was awarded the prestigious AO international spinal fellowship in Brisbane where he gained extensive experience in contemporary management techniques for all spinal conditions including the treatment and correction of spinal deformities in children and adults, reconstruction of the lumbar spine and treatment of spinal emergencies such as trauma, tumours and cord compressions.
His clinical interests include treatment of degenerative spine conditions of the cervical and the lumbar spine including microdiscectomy, decompression, fusion, disc arthroplasty, minimally invasive and needling procedures, treatment of spinal tumours and trauma by decompression, stabilisation, vertebral body augmentation procedures and spinal deformity corrections.